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2 Antimicrob Agents Chemother
2 Chemotherapy
1 Chest
1 Curr Microbiol
1 Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis
3 Dig Dis Sci
2 Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis
2 J Biol Chem
1 J Clin Invest
8 J Infect Dis
1 Lancet
1 Minerva Pediatr (Torino)
3 N Engl J Med
3 Neurology
1 Pediatrics
1 PLoS Biol
1 PLoS Comput Biol
1 PLoS Genet
17 PLoS One
1 Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

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    Antimicrob Agents Chemother

  1. DIAZ-GARCIA J, Mesquida A, Gomez A, Machado M, et al
    Antifungal susceptibility testing identifies the abdominal cavity as a source of Candida glabrata resistant isolates.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021 Sep 27:AAC0124921. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01249.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  2. ALMEIDA D, Converse PJ, Li SY, Upton AM, et al
    Comparative efficacy of the novel diarylquinoline TBAJ-876 and bedaquiline against a resistant Rv0678 mutant in a mouse model of tuberculosis.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021 Sep 27:AAC0141221. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01412.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  3. HAEILI M, Abdollahi A, Ahmadi A, Khoshbayan A, et al
    Molecular Characterization of Tigecycline Non-Susceptibility among Extensively Drug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Isolates of Clinical Origin.
    Chemotherapy. 2021;66:99-106.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. SANTORO M, Rotolo C, Accurso V, Morreale I, et al
    Isolated Nodal TBC Reactivation in a Patient with Post-Thrombocythemia Myelofibrosis Treated with Ruxolitinib: Case Report and Review of the Literature.
    Chemotherapy. 2021;66:87-91.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  5. GRIFFITH DE, Aksamit TR
    Managing Mycobacterium avium Complex Lung Disease With a Little Help From My Friend.
    Chest. 2021;159:1372-1381.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Curr Microbiol

  6. SHAFIPOUR M, Shirzad-Aski H, Ghaemi EA, Sohrabi A, et al
    Mycobacterium tuberculosis typing using Allele-specific oligonucleotide multiplex PCR (ASO-PCR) method.
    Curr Microbiol. 2021 Sep 27. pii: 10.1007/s00284-021-02659.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis

  7. XIA XJ, Zhong Y, Sang B, Li QP, et al
    Violet colonies of Talaromyces marneffei produce on CHROMagar candida medium.
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101:115533.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Dig Dis Sci

  8. HSU D, Martin B, Forgo E, Greene E, et al
    Tough to Swallow: Dysphagia in a Child with an Aberrant Left Subclavian Artery.
    Dig Dis Sci. 2021;66:2882-2887.

  9. SMITH R, Hubers J, Farraye FA, Sampene E, et al
    Accuracy of Self-Reported Vaccination Status in a Cohort of Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
    Dig Dis Sci. 2020 Sep 29. pii: 10.1007/s10620-020-06631.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. VARMA S, Faye AS, Kannan A, Lawlor G, et al
    Patients with More Severe IBD Get Clostridioides difficile Rather than Clostridioides difficile Increasing the Severity of IBD.
    Dig Dis Sci. 2021;66:3113-3123.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis

  11. MAATAOUI N, Chemali L, Patrier J, Tran Dinh A, et al
    Impact of rapid multiplex PCR on management of antibiotic therapy in COVID-19-positive patients hospitalized in intensive care unit.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;40:2227-2234.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  12. LONG N, Zhang Y, Qiu M, Deng J, et al
    Dynamic changes of inflammatory response and oxidative stress induced by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in mice.
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 Sep 25. pii: 10.1007/s10096-021-04349.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Biol Chem

  13. LEMAK S, Serbanescu MA, Khusnutdinova AN, Ruszkowski M, et al
    Structural and biochemical insights into CRISPR RNA processing by the Cas5c ribonuclease SMU1763 from Streptococcus mutans.
    J Biol Chem. 2021 Sep 27:101251. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2021.101251.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. FRANK MW, Whaley SG, Rock CO
    Branched-chain amino acid metabolism controls membrane phospholipid structure in Staphylococcus aureus.
    J Biol Chem. 2021 Sep 27:101255. doi: 10.1016/j.jbc.2021.101255.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Clin Invest

  15. LI H, Bradbury JA, Edin ML, Graves JP, et al
    sEH promotes macrophage phagocytosis and lung clearance of Streptococcus pneumoniae.
    J Clin Invest. 2021 Sep 30. pii: 129679. doi: 10.1172/JCI129679.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Infect Dis

  16. BROWN AO, Singh KV, Cruz MR, Kaval KG, et al
    Cardiac Microlesions Form During Severe Bacteremic Enterococcus faecalis Infection.
    J Infect Dis. 2021;223:508-516.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  17. HU SY, Tsang SH, Chen F, Pan QJ, et al
    Association between Common Vaginal Infections and Cervical Non-HPV16/18 Infection in HPV-Vaccinated Women.
    J Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 2. pii: 5866538. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  18. PIKE CM, Theriot CM
    Mechanisms of Colonization Resistance Against Clostridioides difficile.
    J Infect Dis. 2021;223.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. ANTHONY WE, Burnham CD, Dantas G, Kwon JH, et al
    The Gut Microbiome as a Reservoir for Antimicrobial Resistance.
    J Infect Dis. 2020 Dec 16. pii: 6039355. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. GERARDIN Y, Timberlake S, Allegretti JR, Smith MB, et al
    Beyond Fecal Microbiota Transplantation: Developing Drugs from the Microbiome.
    J Infect Dis. 2021;223.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. LAGENAUR LA, Hemmerling A, Chiu C, Miller S, et al
    Connecting the Dots: Translating the Vaginal Microbiome Into a Drug.
    J Infect Dis. 2021;223.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. DUCARMON QR, Kuijper EJ, Olle B
    Opportunities and Challenges in Development of Live Biotherapeutic Products to Fight Infections.
    J Infect Dis. 2021;223.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. GOLOB JL, Rao K
    Signal vs. noise: how to analyze the microbiome and make progress on antimicrobial resistance.
    J Infect Dis. 2021 Apr 21. pii: 6242384. doi: 10.1093.


  24. The Fad for Pseudoscience: Pertinent Queries and Musings.
    JAMA. 2021;326:981.

  25. JOHNSTONE J, Meade M, Lauzier F, Marshall J, et al
    Effect of Probiotics on Incident Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Critically Ill Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
    JAMA. 2021;326:1024-1033.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. Beethoven's Deafness.
    JAMA. 2021;326:1075.

  27. CANTOR A, Dana T, Griffin JC, Nelson HD, et al
    Screening for Chlamydial and Gonococcal Infections: Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force.
    JAMA. 2021;326:957-966.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  28. LOW N, Hocking JS, van Bergen J
    The changing landscape of chlamydia control strategies.
    Lancet. 2021 Sep 22. pii: S0140-6736(21)02002.

    Minerva Pediatr (Torino)

  29. SZIGETI A, Smith-Norowitz TA, Weaver D, Joks R, et al
    Chlamydia pneumoniae-induced interferon gamma responses in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from pediatric asthma patients: effect of inhaled corticosteroids.
    Minerva Pediatr (Torino). 2021 Sep 30. pii: S2724-5276.21.06232.

    N Engl J Med

  30. BOWEN VB, McDonald R, Grey JA, Kimball A, et al
    High Congenital Syphilis Case Counts among U.S. Infants Born in 2020.
    N Engl J Med. 2021;385:1144-1145.

  31. CHOWDHURY J, Patel R, Chambers H
    Oral versus Intravenous Antibiotics for Endocarditis.
    N Engl J Med. 2021;385:1141-1143.

  32. PATEL PD, Patel P, Liang Y, Meiring JE, et al
    Safety and Efficacy of a Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine in Malawian Children.
    N Engl J Med. 2021;385:1104-1115.
    PubMed         Abstract available


    Author Response: Association of Group A Streptococcus Exposure and Exacerbations of Chronic Tic Disorders: A Multinational Prospective Cohort Study.
    Neurology. 2021;97:654.

  34. UBHI T, Chang K, Gupta R, Cunningham J, et al
    Reader Response: Association of Group A Streptococcus Exposure and Exacerbations of Chronic Tic Disorders: A Multinational Prospective Cohort Study.
    Neurology. 2021;97:653-654.

  35. LEWIS A, Galetta S
    Editors' Note: Association of Group A Streptococcus Exposure and Exacerbations of Chronic Tic Disorders: A Multinational Prospective Cohort Study.
    Neurology. 2021;97:652-653.


  36. CARPAY NC, Vlieger AM, van Elburg RM
    RE: Intrapartum Group B Streptococcal Prophylaxis and Childhood Allergic Disorders.
    Pediatrics. 2021 Sep 30. pii: peds.2021-053008A. doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-053008.

    PLoS Biol

  37. SUEIRO-OLIVARES M, Scott J, Gago S, Petrovic D, et al
    Fungal and host protein persulfidation are functionally correlated and modulate both virulence and antifungal response.
    PLoS Biol. 2021;19:e3001247.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Comput Biol

  38. GOSCE L, Abou Jaoude GJ, Kedziora DJ, Benedikt C, et al
    Optima TB: A tool to help optimally allocate tuberculosis spending.
    PLoS Comput Biol. 2021;17:e1009255.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS Genet

  39. VU BG, Stamnes MA, Li Y, Rogers PD, et al
    The Candida glabrata Upc2A transcription factor is a global regulator of antifungal drug resistance pathways.
    PLoS Genet. 2021;17:e1009582.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  40. BJORKQVIST O, Rangel I, Serrander L, Magnusson C, et al
    Faecalibacterium prausnitzii increases following fecal microbiota transplantation in recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249861.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. YU G, Shen Y, Xu X, Lin L, et al
    Nucleic acid amplification techniques for rapid diagnosis of nontuberculous mycobacteria: A protocol of systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250470.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  42. MARASPIN V, Ogrinc K, Rojko T, Bogovic P, et al
    Characteristics of spirochetemic patients with a solitary erythema migrans skin lesion in Europe.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250198.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  43. WALL KM, Nyombayire J, Parker R, Ingabire R, et al
    Etiologies of genital inflammation and ulceration in symptomatic Rwandan men and women responding to radio promotions of free screening and treatment services.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250044.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. GAL A, Barko PC, Biggs PJ, Gedye KR, et al
    One dog's waste is another dog's wealth: A pilot study of fecal microbiota transplantation in dogs with acute hemorrhagic diarrhea syndrome.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250344.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. MENDES RJ, Luz JP, Santos C, Tavares F, et al
    CRISPR genotyping as complementary tool for epidemiological surveillance of Erwinia amylovora outbreaks.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250280.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. HOSHI H, Chu PS, Yoshida A, Taniki N, et al
    Vulnerability to recurrent episodes of acute decompensation/acute-on-chronic liver failure characterizes those triggered by indeterminate precipitants in patients with liver cirrhosis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250062.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  47. GUPTA A, Bansal M, Liyanage R, Upadhyay A, et al
    Sodium butyrate modulates chicken macrophage proteins essential for Salmonella Enteritidis invasion.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250296.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  48. AYENEW Z, Tigabu E, Syoum E, Ebrahim S, et al
    Multidrug resistance pattern of Acinetobacter species isolated from clinical specimens referred to the Ethiopian Public Health Institute: 2014 to 2018 trend anaylsis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250896.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. BALJINNYAM T, Radnaa E, Ouellette CM, Nelson C, et al
    High molecular weight sodium hyaluronate improves survival of syndecan-1-deficient septic mice by inhibiting neutrophil migration.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250327.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  50. VAVALA G, Goldbeck C, Bristow CC, Stafylis C, et al
    Adolescents may accurately self-collect pharyngeal and rectal clinical specimens for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0255878.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. KEIZER EM, Valdes ID, Forn-Cuni G, Klijn E, et al
    Correction: Variation of virulence of five Aspergillus fumigatus isolates in four different infection models.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0258072.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  52. LARSSON FM, Nielsen A, Briones-Vozmediano E, Stjarnfeldt J, et al
    Indifferent, ambiguous, or proactive? Young men's discourses on health service utilization for Chlamydia trachomatis detection in Stockholm, Sweden: A qualitative study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0257402.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  53. NAVARRO-TORNE A, Curcio D, Moisi JC, Jodar L, et al
    Burden of invasive group B Streptococcus disease in non-pregnant adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0258030.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  54. ZVONAREVA O, Witte S, Kabanets N, Filinyuk O, et al
    Adolescents in a tuberculosis hospital: Qualitative study of how relationships with doctors, caregivers, and peers mediate their mental wellbeing.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0257379.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  55. TAMENE W, Abebe M, Wassie L, Mollalign H, et al
    PDL1 expression on monocytes is associated with plasma cytokines in Tuberculosis and HIV.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0258122.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  56. RUESS RW, Winton LM, Adams GC
    Widespread mortality of trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides) throughout interior Alaskan boreal forests resulting from a novel canker disease.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250078.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

    Origin, transmission, and evolution of plague over 400 y in Europe.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021;118.

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